Singapore Chemistry University Bridging Programme & Courses

IF YOU’RE A POLY STUDENT/ NATIONAL SERVICEMAN OR RECENT A LEVEL/IB GRADUATE PLANNING TO STUDY CHEMISTRY OR CHEMISTRY ENGINEERING, THIS PROGRAMME IS FOR YOU!

Designed to jumpstart your next phase of education, Focus Chemistry’s University Bridging Programme will help refresh and brush up your grasp on Chemistry before the start of your term in university.
For those starting out or looking to further their professional careers, the chemical industry offers ample advancement opportunities and incentives for employees to pursue education and work in the field.
This chemistry bridging course is specially crafted to help Polytechnic, A Level/IB students and NS Men awaiting university admittance to improve or revise their chemistry before moving on to school. For those planning to enter specific careers in chemistry or chemical engineering, there may also be a need for additional education.
Looking to bridge the gap between your current chemistry profession and your future, or in university? Come over to Focus Chemistry and let us provide you with a seamless transition to the next phase of your education journey or your career.
Not only does our programme offer a FULL revision of A Level Chemistry, we also conduct the following in-depth coaching:
  • Small and private class with no more than 5-10 students.
  • Specially prepared Chemistry study materials and practices from top schools’ preliminary papers.
  • Questions and notes from both local and overseas universities such as NUS, NTU, University of Newcastle and University of Sydney.
  • Occasional assessments and feedback on your progress.
  • Inclusion of concepts and topics not taught at A Level/IB, but at university level.
  • Concepts from Biochemistry, Thermodynamics, Chemical Reaction Engineering and Analytical Chemistry.
BELOW ARE THE CHEMISTRY & CHEMISTRY ENGINEERING MODULES
UNIVERSITY BRIDGING PROGRAM SCHEDULE
S/N
Topic
Duration(hr)
Remarks
Physical Chemistry
1
Atoms, molecules and stoichiometry
4
A Level
2
Atomic Structure, Bonding & Intro to Quantum Mechanics
6
A Level +Uni
3
Gas Laws (Ideal)
2
A Level
4
Chemical Enthalpy, Entropy & Gibbs Free Energy
6
A Level
5
Chemical Equilibrium
2
A Level
6
Ionic Equilibrium
4
A Level
7
Kinetics & Dynamics
4
A Level +Uni
8
Electrochemistry
4
A Level
Organic Chemistry
9
Physical, Stereo and Conformational Isomerism
2
A Level +Uni
10
Hydrocarbons: alkanes, alkenes, arenes
4
A Level +Uni
11
Halogenoalkanes / halogenobenzene
2
A Level +Uni
12
Alcohols and Phenols
2
A Level +Uni
13
Carbonyls
4
A Level +Uni
14
Carboxylic acids and derivatives
2
A Level +Uni
15
Amines and amino acids
2
A Level +Uni
Thermodynamics
16
Thermodynamics 1 : 3 Laws
4
Uni
17
Thermodynamics 2 : Gaseous state (Non-ideal)
2
Uni
18
Thermodynamics 3 : Heat Engines
2
Uni
19
Phase Equilibrium
4
Uni
20
*Intro to Biochemistry and Microbiology *Not Applicable to SIT (Newcastle)
8
Uni
Total
70
S/N
Topic
Duration(hr)
Remarks
Physical Chemistry
1
Atoms, molecules and stoichiometry
4
A Level
2
Atomic Structure, Bonding & Intro to Quantum Mechanics
6
A Level + Uni
3
Gas Laws (Ideal)
2
A Level
4
Chemical Enthalpy, Entropy & Gibbs Free energy
6
A Level
5
Chemical Equilibrium
2
A Level
6
Ionic Equilibrium
4
A Level
7
Kinetics & Dynamics
4
A Level +Uni
8
Electrochemistry
4
A Level
Organic Chemistry
9
Physical, Stereo and Conformational Isomerism
2
A Level +Uni
10
Hydrocarbons: alkanes, alkenes, arenes
4
A Level +Uni
11
Halogenoalkanes / halogenobenzene
2
A Level +Uni
12
Alcohols and Phenols
2
A Level +Uni
13
Carbonyls
4
A Level +Uni
14
Carboxylic acids and derivatives
2
A Level +Uni
15
Amines and amino acids
2
A Level +Uni
Thermodynamic
16
Thermodynamics 1 : 3 Laws
4
Uni
17
Thermodynamics 2 : Gaseous state (Non-ideal)
2
Uni
Analytical Chemistry
18
Solid state analysis : XRD, AFM
4
Uni
19
Liquid/ Gaseous state analyses: UV-Vis, IR, AAS, MS, HPLC, GC
6
Uni
20
Intro to Biochemistry
4
Uni
Total
70